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A New Chapter in Naval Shipbuilding

As a resounding endorsement of its long-term commitment to shipbuilding in the U.K., Vosper Thornycroft (VT) has created a state-of-the-art ship production facility within Portsmouth Naval Base. Having recently attained preliminary operational status through steel cutting on 295-ft.

 

Passenger Vessel Report

Builder Austal Name Betico Type Catamaran Owner Govt, of New Caledonia The custom designed livery emulating the waves of the ocean gives Betico. a 171 ft. (52 m) high speed passenger catamaran an original, striking appearance. The vessel has

The Iowa Class Battleships

EFFECTIVENESS IN GULF WAR TO BE EVALUATED G.A.O. Assesses The Overall Battleship Program, Safety And Their Planned DecommissioningThe ships of the Iowa class were the last battleships built by the United States. In addition to the U.S.S. Iowa (BB-61), the class includes the U.

Swiftships Delivers Second 117-Foot Tug To Otto Candies

Swiftships, Inc. of Morgan City, La., recently delivered the second of a two-tug boat order, the 117- foot Ben Candies to Otto Candies Inc. of Des Allemandes, La. The vessel measures 117 feet long, by 34 feet wide, and is 17 feet deep. The tug

Chiles Offshore Signs Two 9-Month Contracts With Shell

Chiles Offshore has executed two firm nine-month contract extensions with Shell Exploration & Production Company for the use of the ultra-premium jackup dilling rigs the Chiles Magellan and the Chiles Columbus in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Chiles

Transforming a Transportation Company into A Successful e-Business

The maritime industry is at an historic crossroad — and the direction that companies take can determine whether their future is filled with success or failure. Consider this — maritime accounts for 96 percent of all transportation — driving much of the momentum of the world economy.

Tradiant Melding The Best Of Tech And Transport

The creation of broad stroke, groundbreaking business deals are traditionally portrayed as being hatched on the golf course, at an exclusive social function or within the confines of a harried boardroom. The creation of Tradiant — which is a new

'Rapid Response Team' Formed By ABS To Assist Clients When Vessels Are Damaged

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has implemented a program called the "Rapid Response Team" that provides immediate assistance to shipowners and offshore operators to minimize casualty losses. In the planning stage since late 1988, the Rapid Response

New Sub Model Christened at NNS

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Newport News sector held a christening ceremony on Nov. 19 for its submarine model concept called Newport News Experimental Model 1 (NNemo 1). NNemo 1 is a scaled, radio-controlled model of Newport News' advanced hullform concept submarine design.

GERMAN MARINE INDUSTRY IN THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

ANSCHUETZ Circle 6 1 on Reader Service Card Anschuetz & Co. GmbH of Kiel- Wik, West Germany, designs and manufactures a comprehensive line of navigation products, including gyrocompasses, autopilots, and steering controls that have been installed on more than 9,

 
 
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